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Laser welder a gold nugget

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All that matters at All that Glitters is design – creating one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces that reflect nature’s casting of the gems. To further enhance artistic possibilities at the 25-year-old Old Colorado Avenue jewelry store, owner Crettee Nemmer purchased the latest high-tech equipment for designing, restoring and repairing jewelry. To Nemmer and her staff of award-winning… Continue Reading Laser welder a gold nugget

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Although Colorado Springs may not be mentioned in high tech circles in the same breath as Boulder or Silicon Valley, if intellectual property quantifies a techno-hub, Michael Enos is breathing new life into the techno-grapevine as he breathes new life into oil production. Enos is hopeful that KEMSOL Inc., a subsidiary of his company, The… Continue Reading Technology could impact oil production worldwide

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Try a little honesty

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Being honest isn’t always the easiest thing to do, and its absence can make matters worse in the long run, especially in an office environment. Employers who have a tough time being up front with their employees could find themselves facing difficult employment lawsuits. “One of the things employers do is they’re too nice,” said… Continue Reading Try a little honesty

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Miguel Lawsell is a special projects employee with Penrose-St. Francis Health Services. After experiencing a heart attack a few years ago, Lawsell’s priorities changed. Today, he incorporates exercise five days a week and doesn’t have to venture too far from his work site, thanks to his employer’s commitment to employee fitness. When Penrose Main Hospital… Continue Reading Constructing the shape of the health care work force

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Investing from the comfort of home

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No need to get dressed – United States savings bonds can be purchased online through TreasuryDirect, a Bureau of the Public Debt Web site. For folks interested in adding to their investment portfolios or for those who want to save for their child’s education or for retirement, U.S. savings bonds are a safe purchase. The… Continue Reading Investing from the comfort of home

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Changing the power structure (8017)

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In the 1950s and 1960s, downtown economic centers were on the rise in the United States. Skyscrapers and large mixed-use buildings started popping up in cities across the nation. After World War II, Americans had hope for the future, a passion for development and the need for a reliable power system to support their new… Continue Reading Changing the power structure (8017)

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No bricks, no mortar, not really big safe

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What can’t be done online? People can hold meetings, shop for gifts, send flowers, order pizza and check stock quotes online. As the Internet continues to become more of a tool and less of a cultural phenomenon, more people are opening checking, individual retirement accounts and business accounts with Internet-only banks. There are no customer… Continue Reading No bricks, no mortar, not really big safe

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Paperless deposit program saves time and money

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By Marylou Doehrman Staff Reporter U.S. Bank is taking advantage of legislation that took effect in October – Check 21 – the Check Clearing for the 21st Century Act – allowing banks to use digital imaging in the processing of checks. Sending banks photograph incoming checks and transmit the images electronically to the receiving banks,… Continue Reading Paperless deposit program saves time and money

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Payroll cards offer a better way to pay

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A growing number of employees are no longer receiving paychecks. Yes, they’re still being paid but with a payroll card instead. The payroll card functions like an ATM or debit card, allowing employees to access their earnings with a swipe of the card rather than depositing or cashing a payroll check. The card arose as… Continue Reading Payroll cards offer a better way to pay

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Carrying on a contractor's legacy

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Bronco fans owe a great deal to Gerald H. Phipps. In the early 1960s, the Colorado commercial builder and his brother purchased a controlling interest in the Broncos after owner Rocky Mountain Empire Sports threatened to move the football team out of Colorado. They saved the day for diehard Denver football devotees and bought themselves… Continue Reading Carrying on a contractor's legacy

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